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Cafe 501

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501 S Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034-3875
+1 405-359-1501
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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169 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe 501 is a nice restaurant with a good selection of foods with some southwestern twists to a lot of the dishes. The food is really good. This is definitely a more expensive restaurant that I wouldn't recommend young children.

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Thank Thompsonian
Galesburg, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of great options to choose from. I had the skillet and looooved the green chili queso on it. A little pricey, especially for counter service.

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Thank Giraffiegirl
Edmond, OK
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I remember when 501 Cafe was among the very few nicer places to eat a good lunch in Edmond. It's great to see it still growing strong for both lunch and dinner, and that it has maintained it's incredible, delicious menu, attention to detail and great service. It is still a great date place or a good place for a... More 

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Thank Sheryl M
Oklahoma
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe 501 has been a treasured locally owned restaurant in Edmond, OK for over 20 years. They offer a consistently delectable menu that features creative twists on favorite items. Specialty themed dinners are offered monthly. Prices are reasonable, drink menu and wine list are extensive and desserts are magnificent! There is always something new being offered, as well as lasting... More 

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Thank BBOK
Oklahoma
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139 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was very busy when we went on a weekday at lunchtime. Service was as friendly as a mob scene would allow. It was noisy, busy, and getting our lunch took a while, but it was ok, as we weren't in a rush. If in the neighborhood, I would go again, but it isn't worth a trip out of the... More 

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Thank SingaporeStembers
Edmond, Oklahoma
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

501 is our place! We love it! Great service and a variety in the menu! We always go to 501 for our family dinners/birthdays and our anniversary! Our kids are older and they love it! Brunch and lunch are fun too!

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Thank Susan B
Edmond, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is the classy place in town to go and have an elegant brunch or lunch with friends, co-workers, clients or family. I love to give gift certificates to my clients to come here. The food is fresh and delicious. Dinner dates are wonderful here as well. I prefer the brunch or lunch menu.

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Thank edmondlady
Austin, Texas
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201 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I liked the ahi tuna salad wih noodles and peanuts. A little pricey but pleasant cafe near downtown. Wife had chicken iron pot with polenta - very good!

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Thank den979
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I usually drive into the city for brunch but a friend recommended Cafe 501 so I thought we'd give it a try! It was everything brunch should be - quick service, good drink menu, delicious mimosas and great food. The server wasn't overly personable but she didn't need to be - she got us everything we needed and was very... More 

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Thank JLD1124
Edmond, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The line is extensive for this Edmond landmark - but if you call ahead you can usually make a reservation same day and they will whisk you right in for brunch. Everything is great. Very good brewed coffee and juice. The eggs Benedict is always good and they have a crab cake Benedict that my wife loves.

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Thank Neal T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 S Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034-3875
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Edmond
  • Phone Number: +1 405-359-1501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?